Since moving to New York City in 2005, I imagined many different lives unfolding in this great city for myself, my family, and my friends. Except this.
Right now New Yorkers are just trying to survive day by day, picking up food at the grocery store and going to work if you’re one of the city’s new heroes — health care professionals, cops, FDNY, delivery people, grocery store clerks, laundromat staff, pharmacy employees, and even liquor store workers.
For the most part, people are doing their best to social distance as much as they can. Needless to say, this is a hard place to keep away from people when you head out the door.
Here are a few scenes from the city during week 1 of the lockdown in New York.